Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party
Friday 11 March, 6.30pm
The Core, Country Way, Barnsley S70 2JW
Barnsley Green Party are proud to present and evening with Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, at the Core in Barnsley.
Natalie has been the elected leader of the Green Party since September 2012. She was previously the Co-ordinator of Camden Greens and founding chair of the Green Party Women’s Group. In the 2015 General Election, she stood in Holborn and St Pancras, winning 13% of the vote.
Within the party she’s been an active worker on policy, on issues ranging from the abolition of the Corporation of the City of London to abortion rights, proportional liability on the roads to job-share MPs and a 40% quota for women on major company boards, the treatment of women offenders and the rights of asylum-seekers and sex workers.
Natalie served as the internal communications coordinator for the party from September 2007-2010 and was the founding chair of Green Party Women.
Natalie will be visiting local projects during the day then is speaking from 6.30pm. It’s “pay what you can afford” event with a suggested donation of £2/£3. It would be great to see as many people as possible there. We’re also planning to hold a raffle; if you are able to donate a prize let us know.